Local college offering criminal justice programs


MEXICO — According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for criminal justice professionals are expected to increase by at least 20% through 2018. The University of Maine System campuses offer programs online and at University College at Rumford/Mexico to help meet Maine’s need for private detectives, investigators, probation officers and correctional treatment specialists.

University College at Rumford/Mexico is a unique community resource where students are supported to network, collaborate and learn together. In addition to courses and programs in criminal justice and justice studies, University College offers local access to dozens of other programs from the university campuses. University College also provides the support services that help students reach their goals.

Registration for the summer and fall semesters is open and ongoing. For more information about justice studies and other programs available at University College at Rumford/Mexico, contact Roz Hodge or Jean Kay at 364-7882 or 800-696-1103.